Fire consumes big rig in Campti


Natchitoches Parish Fire Protection District # 9 was dispatched to a truck fire in the 600 block of Louisiana Highway 486 Campti, by the Natchitoches Communications Center Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 12:02 a.m. Fire units arrived about 6 minutes later to find the truck tractor fully involved with fire in a field. The fire was extinguished by firefighters. The owner reported that he was woken by dogs barking and noticed his truck on fire. He had recently purchased the truck. The cause of the fire has not been determined at this time.